Scott Varnedoe

Executive Chef, Restaurant IPO

  • Invited four times to prepare a 5-course tasting menu for the historic James Beard House in New York City featuring my signature “Upscale Down South” cuisine
  • Personal caterer for Baton Rouge Uncorked
  • Featured in National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine’s Stay List 2008. Varnedoe’s Carriage House was mentioned in conjunction with The Myrtles Plantation as a place to stay and eat - making it 1 of 150 properties listed among the US, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
  • Featured Chef at the Southern Breeze Culinary Festival 2008
  • One of 10 Louisiana chefs chosen to participate in the 2008 New Orleans Food and Wine Festival’s special ACF Seafood Competition
  • One of 15 chefs chosen to represent the state of Louisiana at EPCOT’s 2008 Food and Wine Festival
  • Featured chef during Taste of the Nation at White Oak Plantation benefitting the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
  • Varnedoe’s Carriage House was named one of the top 3 restaurants in the Baton Rouge area by the Wall Street Journal in 2007
  • Featured in Home and Gardens Magazine 2007
  • Featured in La Vie Magazine 2007
  • Cafe Marigny was nominated by “Where” Magazine as Best Restaurant in New Orleans
  • Named one of the top 5 chefs in New Orleans by Bon Appetit magazine in the February 2001 issue
  • Named one of the top 8 chefs in the country by Chef Magazine and the National Pork Council
  • Numerous articles in The Times Picayune, The Advocate, The Gambit Weekly, Country Roads Magazine, 225 online, the Baton Rouge Business Report, and Bluffs and Bayous
  • Featured on the cover of “New Orleans Cuisine”
  • Featured in such well-known magazines as “Bon Appetit,” “Food and Wine,” and “Gourmet”
  • Featured chef on various television programs throughout Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi

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